16 Jun 2021

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY


 



For the first time in my life I had the opportunity to see hairless kitten ! The people who had bought our house have two of them and they wanted that the female gets pregnant once. Poor girl had 4 kitten but two died, the first once coming out were not quick enough, so that the two last once suffocated. Now they are one month old and the family  is happy. I had to get used to their worried look with their wrinkled forehead. !  On the last picture the baby looks for the milk station !


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15 Jun 2021

LAKE OF GARDA - ITALY

During 16 years of my life each year we spent our holidays at the Lake of Garda. Reason : the family ! In fact Mr. G was born in the north of the Garda Lake and the whole family still lived there around. 

It is a very beautiful Lake, the biggest in Italy with 51,6 km length and 17,2 km large and more than 300 m deep. In the North there are high mountains while the South is quite flat.The wind is very punctual, it's windy to very windy at 11 am and again around 5 pm. In between there is no wind when the weather is nice which it is normally. The North is a paradise for surfers ! 



















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14 Jun 2021

AWWWW MONDAY - WEEKEND JUNE 12

 






Pookie, is an English girl from London who belonged to my son finally shared my life for 20 years ! She also had to learn to meow in French !



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WEEKEND 

Saturday for once the alarm clock woke me up ! Normally I juste wake up 5 minutes before ! I think I have to change the cleaning day now in summer. 

When the cleaning storm was over and Maria had eliminated the last Corona virus which had hidden in a corner, my hairdresser showed up. She had started to cut our hairs during the  lockdown when the hairdressers were closed.. Now we are used to her, and she continues to come although the hairdressers are allowed to work again and the salons are open.

 

Now that it is getting warm again, it's nice to have a shorter haircut. In the afternoon I watched a bit "Trooping the Colors" but a part from the little Queen sitting bravely all alone and did her job it looked  a little sad. Her cousin who was nearly half taller then her had difficulties to follow her because she walked so quick, that he shaked a bit in following and I was afraid that he would fall in full length on the floor, especially because he wore this huge fury hat, which made it difficult  to keep the balance. 

As there was nothing  else to see then the colorful soldiers, some of them shouting orders and sang several times "God safe the Queen ,  there was only the beautiful castle and the green grass to see.  

In the afternoon I visited Mr. G. unfortunately he was not very well and it was hard to have a discussion with him. But his voice is normal now and also he walks much better.  

I picked up a pile of dirty laundry and then showed him the decorations that had been made in the floors for the football fans.When the King has his birthday or it's the Belgian National Day, you don't see many flags but when there is a football game with other countries then the whole country suddenly digged out its flags !

The Coronavirus must  hate football (soccer) because only a few people were wearing  masks and there were hundreds of people gathered all over the country in different cities. Now when in 2 weeks nobody is infected, it's maybe more useful to play football then to get a vaccin  and we will be virus free the whole year long only football has to be played non stop !

The visitors and the little flags but there was much more

When I returned I was a bit depressed  and I thought to cheer me up I will ask friends if I could see the little kittens which meanwhile were one month old before they were adults ! They welcomed me of course and I could talk a bit about other things. She showed me the babies, I had never seen hairless kittens ! They are cute when you get used to them, but to me they don't look like cats, but they are ! The mum was a little worried that I would harm her babies, but finally she agreed. 

 Here is brother and sister, mum has gone out for a little walk

The evening I spent with Rosie who still continued her lockdown sleep !





13 Jun 2021

SUNDAY SELECTION







 A selection of a little bit of everything

 

 

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11 Jun 2021

FRIDAY's FAVORITE FIVE

Du ring the weekend I had decided to rest and forget all my problems, but despite all efforts it remained in the back of my mind. I felt so exhausted and Monday hadn't even started. 

To spend my time I thought I will disturb a little the sleep of the employees of the Health Insurance and also the administration of the Hospital. It worked ! I only wanted to fix an appointment with the health insurance once again, and also the pin and puk of Mr. G. account, and while I listened to the female voice who during 10 min explained on which button I had to push for this and that, I tidied up my kitchen, made my bed and poured a second cup of coffee before I finally had a living human on the phone. Then I started with my problems always being sorry with the poor girl who must be overloaded with work and near a burn out, with the result that she made roll overs to note everything I wanted and I got already the pin and puk when I came home ! Employees like if you pity them because of their huge amount of work ! Which is not always the case but more and more we have to do everything ourselves on internet. And there is a lack of employees, but too many without work ! It's hard to understand like the rules of the COVID lockdown.

The same happened in the afternoon, this time with the hospital she linked me to the pediatrics instead of geriatrics. I had to laugh despite everything, and asked the lady on the phone to connect me with the 80 year old baby. There was a silence and she said that I am in the wrong service, yes I answered I suppose because I have asked for the geartrics. And then we had both to laugh. That's better than being angry, it's all the administration's fault. In the evening I had the impression to have done nothing and fell in my bed. 

Scrabble day was nice again but instead of scrabbeling we were bubbling, as it was so warm and we all felt so lazy. Besides that Nicole had again started a Chimeo and was a bit tired ! It's amazing, she never complains and really looks good. 

My worst fear the tax declarion, resolved by itself ! After having worried and probably slept badly because I had no access to Mr. G's documents, my former neighbor who had listened to my problems, told me that she had an appointment with her accountant in the afternoon and that she would take my papers with her. In the evening she came back with all my documents in double, filled in and the only thing is to sign ! I was so relieved and happy ! One worry less ! How wonderful it is to have good friends.

Our Restaurants are open now inside and outside ! So we absolutely wanted to go to the restaurant where we had been the last time before the lockdown and now that it is open again we started with the same with the appropriate name "LA DOLCE VITA" (Sweet life)

We only had Spaghettis because they were not ready yet for full service after having been nearly a year without any work it was a big joy for everybody to meet again. The cook recognized me immediately and greeted me in Italian. It was really nice ! There are still some hystericals who didn't dare to go to the restaurant the first day. Corona virus is very intelligent, he comes the first day but not the second !

The restaurant

After lunch


and the new decoration



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